On This Day

What Happened on October 11, 1980

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Cosmonauts Popov & Ryumin set space endurance record of 184 days
  • Dallas Mavericks open debut NBA season with a 103-92 victory against interstate rival San Antonio Spurs at Reunion Arena
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Nyron Nosworthy, English-Jamaican footballer, born in Brixton, England